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Steak House Yoshida

#215 of 11,632 Restaurants in Kyoto
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighbourhood:
Gion
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570-122 Gion-Machi Minamigawa, Higashiyama-Ku, Kyoto 605-0074, Kyoto Prefecture
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+81 75-525-2025
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The gist: it's the best steak I've ever had. One of the appetizers appeared to be some sliced steak and it was delicious. I had asked a friend how was this cooked and he said medium. I've never had medium steak before, in fact I've only gone down as far as medium well. So I decided to have my steak... More 

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Devon, United Kingdom
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312 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

No question that this is some of the best steak I have ever eaten. However at £200 or approx. $250 for 2 people for a basic steak meal its not cheap. We also only has a beer each. The full 3 course meal they do is slightly better value, but would have made it even more expensive. The meat is... More 

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Thank AndrewKen
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

I was referred here by a friend and was told I have to go here. The staff are very nice and the food is incredible! I have never had a steak melt in my mouth, ever! It is expensive but I knew that before I went. I think it was completely worth it! I am debating going back again before... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Here or nowhere for kobe A cultural experience A culinary show A philosophic dinner Certainly, an unforgettable evening in Ancient Kyoto

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Thank Dom1957
Sauda, Norway
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Very friendly staff members and small cosy restaurant, it`s in the style of the early 80. but the food is very tasty and well prepared. To be a Japanese steakhouse it has a little bit of intercontinental style here they serve you baked potatoes and spinach soup that`s not the typical Japanese style but we was very happy with all... More 

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Thank Jens19812013
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5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant looking for a teppanyaki experience during a very cold night. I agree with most reviewers on the fact the staff is extremely friendly, the service is good and the quality is very good. We had the set menu (mid range) and we were satisfied with the amount of food served, the set include around 350grms... More 

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Thank Adrian Z
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I knew coming to Japan I had to have teppanyaki at least once. I was recommended this place by my hotel. It is located in a beautiful street in Gion, Hanamikoji Dori. I found the restaurant to have a very relaxed atmosphere, the chefs are really there just to cook, not entertain, unlike what I find in American teppanyaki restaurants.... More 

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Thank Trey S
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

When I put the first piece of melt in your mouth steak into my mouth I immediately felt the precision and experience behind the hands that cooked it in front of me. The room I sat in was quiet and calm which allowed me to concentrate on the culinary experience. The staff was friendly and helpful and guided me through... More 

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Thank Kamikazeman
Florida
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136 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

When in Japan of course you must have the tappanyaki! The staff here are friendly. Remember, this is Japan, not your local Benihana. They cook your meal on the hibachi, they are not there to perform. The restaurant is on a great side street in Gion. It is a small place, reservations are required. You have 3 or 4 beef... More 

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Maui, Hawaii
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82 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Yes, the beef is good but I would not say it is worth the outrageous price. We had beef just as tender and more delicious at another restaurant for half the price. While the chef who prepared our food in front of us was friendly enough, the atmosphere of the restaurant is borderline uncomfortable. Only 2 other persons were dining,... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Japanese, Steakhouse
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 570-122 Gion-Machi Minamigawa, Higashiyama-Ku, Kyoto 605-0074, Kyoto Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > Gion
  • Neighbourhood: Gion
  • Phone Number: +81 75-525-2025

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Gion

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Gion
Gion is Kyoto's famed Geisha District (called "Geiko" in Kyoto). Though Gion's many tea houses and entertainment restaurants are closed to foreigners, Geiko and Maiko in their traditional makeup with gilded hair in full kimono can be seen drifting the streets on their way to and from work, where they fan dance, sing, and play instruments for customers. Gion lights up at night, when the ancient-looking streets glow with lanterns along the river, where weeping willows catch the starlight and the air is warmed with conversation. Groups pass through to populate the restaurants and bars along the riverfront, but Gion still manages to be a mostly quiet district, due in large part to limited automotive traffic through many of its streets. Gion is a wonderful place to indulge in Kyoto's local and customary cuisines, and is best enjoyed after dark.
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